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'''Henry James''', Order of Merit|OM ( – ) was an American-born British writer. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James, Sr. and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James. He is best known for a number of novels showing Americans encountering Europe and Europeans. His method of writing from a character's point of view allowed him to explore issues related to consciousness and perception, and his style in later works has been compared to Impressionism|impressionist painting. His imaginative use of point of view (literature)|point of view, interior monologue and unreliable narrators brought a new depth to narrative fiction. James contributed significantly to literary criticism, particularly in his insistence that writers be allowed the greatest possible freedom in presenting their view...
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Birth date{{Birth date|df=yes|1843|4|15}}
Birth place2 Washington Place, New York City, United States
Death date{{Death date and age|df=yes|1916|2|28|1843|4|15}}
Death placeCheyne Walk, Chelsea, London, England
OccupationWriter
NationalityBorn American; acquired British citizenship in July 1915
CitizenshipAmerican:1843-1915, British:1915-1916
Education| alma_mater = Harvard Law School
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